A charity reuse shop run by Age UK Warwickshire can be found at Wellesbourne recycling centre. All proceeds from the sale of materials from the shop go directly to the charity. To find out whether a certain item is accepted at the shop please contact reuse shop directly: 01789 50716.
Speedway bike stolen from van has been posted by Local News Feeds A WELLESBOURNE man with multiple sclerosis has spoken of his anger after criminals stole a £3,000 speedway motorcycle from a van at his home. Steve Simmons, 60, of Ettington Close, had been storing the bike for a friend when it was pinched overnight on 21st-22nd August. Criminals cut a hole in the back door of The post Speedway […]
Commercial materials accepted at this site are as follows : Garden waste, non recyclable waste, wood / timber / chipboard and soil / rubble.
Wellesbourne sits on the A429 road, and is located around seven miles south of Warwick and five miles east of Stratford-upon-Avon. Nearby are the villages of Walton and Kineton.
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There is also a wartime Museum which includes a number of aircraft and a wartime emergency underground bunker.
Please note: this site no longer accepts paint for reuse. Please refer to our hazardous and restricted page. Wellesbourne has no facilities for the disposal of plasterboard/gypsum or fridges and freezers.
There are three churches in Wellesbourne, St. Peter's parish church, the Roman Catholic and Methodist churches.
Wellesbourne gained publicity when Chedham's Yard, a historic agricultural building featuring a blacksmith's and wheelwright's workshops, won BBC TV's Restoration Village competition in 2006. The Yard has undergone restoration work and a new visitor centre has been built; it opened in April 2012 with a schedule of weekend visits.
Commercial recycling permits and pre-paid commercial sacks also operate at this site.
In May 1140 Wellesbourne was hit by a tornado - one of the earliest recorded in the British Isles. It damaged several buildings and killed a woman.
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With the rapid increase in new housing and industrial developments since the 1990s, Wellesbourne is increasingly referred to as a small commuter town servicing its larger neighbours such as Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwick, Leamington Spa and Banbury, and a little further afield, the cities of Coventry and Birmingham.
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Man exposes himself to schoolgirl in Wellesbourne has been posted by Local News Feeds Police are hunting for a man who exposed himself to a 14-year-old schoolgirl in Wellesbourne this week. The incident occurred on Tuesday (13th September) just after 3pm on Baker Drive as the girl was walking home from school. A man, who was driving a small convertible car, approached the girl and she noticed that he The […]
Report of Full Council meeting, 6/9/2016 has been posted by Parish Council This report first appeared in the Stratford-upon-Avon Herald. The main topic at the recent meeting of Wellesbourne Parish Council was the Sports and Community Centre, which is nearing completion. It is anticipated that the building will be handed over in mid-October. The Parish Council are setting up a Charitable Trust to run the facility, similar […] Click the […]
The name was first recorded in 862 as Wallesburam. It was later referred to as Walesborne in the Domesday Book.
Wellesbourne Industrial Estate is also located within the village near to the A429, however as of November 2012 there is a plan to turn it into Loxley Park with new industrial units and housing, and a Sainsbury's supermarket opening 20 May 2015 the same size as the one at Kenilworth.
Community Counts: Traffic speed on the B4100 and in surrounding villages has been posted by Wellesbourne SNT Click the link below to view it. Community Counts: Traffic speed on the B4100 and in surrounding villages
Wellesbourne household recycling centre, Loxley Road, Wellesbourne, CV35 9QZ
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There is a small airfield called Wellesbourne Mountford Airfield, also the site of a large market held every Saturday and bank holiday Mondays.
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Just outside the village is Warwick Crop Centre which is part of The University of Warwick. Originally this was one of the sites of the UK Government run Horticulture Research International, and before that it was known as the Institute of Horticultural Research and, before that, the National Vegetable Research Station.
Wellesbourne is a large village and civil parish in the county of Warwickshire, in the West Midlands region of the UK. In the 2001 census the parish, which also includes the village of Walton, had a population of 5,691 (2008 est. 6,400). In 2011 the population was measured at 5,849.
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The centres are busiest at weekends between 11.00am and 1.00pm. You may want to avoid these times if you can. At times you may be directed to another centre. We apologise in advance for any inconvenience.
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Following a Boundary Change most of Wellesbourne is now in the Parliamentary Constituency of Kenilworth and Southam. Two roads, Hammond Green and Ramsay Green built west of the old Parish Boundary are still attached to Stratford.
Wellesbourne was once two villages – Wellesbourne Mountford and Wellesbourne Hastings, the two villages being divided by the River Dene. In 1947 the two parishes were merged, and are now considered to be a single village. For these historical reasons Wellesbourne has two village centres, Chestnut Square and the Precinct respectively.
For safety reasons pedestrian access is not permitted at any of the recycling centres. However if you do not have access to a vehicle please call the waste management team on 01926 412593 where arrangements may be able to be made (48 hours notice required).
Wellesbourne is home to Wellesbourne Church of England primary school.
Restrictions are in place at all of Warwickshire’s recycling centres and restrict vehicles such as vans, pick-ups, trailers and large 4×4’s.
Wellesbourne plays a variety of sports via established clubs, notably in football (in which Wellesbourne Wanderers FC have won several awards in recent years), cricket and rugby.
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For charges, payment methods and terms & conditions please see our ‘Pay as you throw’ information on our commercial waste page.